Definition of Soapworts

1. Noun. (plural of soapwort) ¹



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Definition of Soapworts

1. soapwort [n] - See also: soapwort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soapworts

soaproots
soaps
soapstar
soapstock
soapstocks
soapstone
soapstones
soapsuds
soapsuds enema
soapsudsy
soapweed
soapwood
soapwoods
soapwort
soapwort gentian
soapworts (current term)
soapy
soapy warm soaks
soar
soar up
soar upwards
soaraway
soare
soared
soarer
soarers
soares
soaring
soaringly
soarings

Literary usage of Soapworts

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1. How to Study Plants: Or, Introduction to Botany, Being an Illustrated Flora by Alphonso Wood (1882)
"E, or soapworts. Their affinities are approximate rather than identical, ... The soapworts comprehend 73 genera, 650 species, divided into four suborders, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... very large number of plants, the chief of which arc the Quillaia saponaria, Polygala senega, sarsaparilla, and others, known collectively as soapworts. ..."

3. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"... INDIAN soapworts. Trees, shrubs, or rarely herbs, with simple or compound, alternate or opposite l*aves. flowers mostly unsymmetrical and irregular ..."

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